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Apr 3, 2013 3:00am PDT
quote they definitely should not be paid for a variety of different reasons. number one, they get an education. they get an education on how to live as well as an education on how to make a living. they get an unbelievable experience. they get to travel. they have lifetime memories. where does the money go, brian? number one, it pays for all sports. when you look at what happens to women's soccer? what happens to women's basketball? what happens to the olympic sports? who builds the facilities? who provides the various facilities for them to improve? the academic achievement, the academic counseling they get? in addition to that, when you look at all the video equipment that enables them to develop their talent. you want a job? drop out of school and go to work for wal-mart. you're not supposed to get rich in college. when i went to college, they say you need a
Mar 31, 2013 12:15am EDT
college system is focused and no longer properly educates her senior military officers. it's a little under an hour. >> thank you. it is a pleasure to be here in cambridge on this rainy night during spring break so i think you for coming and having this opportunity to talk about this book which i am passionate about. i'm very up passionate about professional military education which is why i wrote this book which is as i said my usual arc of search is in security and globalization. so this is a bit of the deviation that one i felt was very important to write about. i want to begin by telling you a little bit about what the topic is and why i wrote about it. professional military education is the system within which most military officers receive their education after enlistment. its congressionally mandated which is not a choice, not an option. all are required to attend to receive what is called joint professional military education credits. specifically in the book i'm talking about the war college which is the most senior of institutions. it's where the officers are kept at colonel
Apr 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
treat one another? and i think we have to be very clear in our educational process and the communication to our people and what is acceptable behavior and what is unacceptable behavior, and i am often fearful when we try to develop a black letter law if you have all these factors and bullying and you fell outside and that works okay in the courtroom. right? as prosecutors we need clear understanding of the laws to understand whether we have a criminal violation or not, but i am fearful we maybe overly legalistic and the way we deal with on a daily basis and we need to approach this by a global perspective respecting people and understanding we have the same rights and obligations and starting with the adults and i go back to the adults because the adults really have to tow the line here. they really have to walk the talk. i cannot tell you how often i of involved in large mentoring efforts and now in two different places, in l.a. and arizona. i cannot tell you how often the teachers are the ones that set the tone whether we have a respectable environment or and
Apr 1, 2013 8:00pm EDT
broadcasting act of 1967 as a noncommercial. educational television station with obligations under the law and fcc regulations to provide educational, cultural, and informational services to the communities that we serve, and we serve virtually every american, through 170 licenseees operating 360 television stations. >> host: how are you funded. >> guest: we're funded -- it's a little bit complex. the corporation for public broadcasting has foundation grants, called community service grants, for each station, and that funds an average of 15% of our -- the station budgets, but the further away from the big cities you get, the more rural you get, the percentage of the cpb grant can get up to 40 or 50 or even a larger percentage than that. so, that this base grant. and on the basis of that we have about a six-to-one ratio for private donations, from corporations and foundations, state governments and viewers like you. so, for every dollar of federal funding invested, we generate another six dollars in nonfederal activity. >> host: if a station can't raise money privately, how, then, does -- d
Mar 30, 2013 6:30pm EDT
and our educational services and homeland security and public safety services and other things that we do for veterans affairs and so forth. it is that foundation grant from the cpb makes all the rest of this possible. it makes the other funding possible as well. we can leverage the federal grant to obtain all of his other -- of all this other funding. accountability office and many others have determined over the last several years that this federal grant is essential to the operation of our system. world in the foundation or corporate world wants to pay for a life in our towers and so forth. they want to devote their investments to programming and to the community services and so forth. the federal investment is literally the foundation, the platform upon everything rests on. >> over the years, including recently, allocation has become threatened. if that allocation is zeroed out, can you give us an idea of how public tv will be changed? will it go away? >> it will be severely damaged. the first stations that would be affected the most severely are the rural stations, the places where w
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
a large time in cal fire on public education and prevention and also with respect to you were talking about fuel, the fuels program, or vegetation management program in cal fire, we have a robust program throughout the state where we are conducting burning operations and vegetation management with prieflt ranch owners and private land owners as well as on state and cooperating with our federal agencies with the u.s. forest service. so two-fold program, vegetation management, we aggressively pursue that, but also from a public education stand point. what we find in these large scale incidents, the public is going to have to be self-sustaining and self-supporting. they need to be prepared. we try to educate them in respect that we say we'll provide the offense, you provide the defense. we talk to them about hardening their structures in a defensive measure against wild land fires. a lot of it is public education, survivability, building standards, but predominately our focus is putting the onus on the land owner, putting the onus on the private property owner, we will attempt to pr
Apr 2, 2013 9:30pm PDT
was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introducti
Apr 2, 2013 11:30pm PDT
have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that begins to make change. so the question we have to ask ourselves, are we as adults willing it slow down enough to invite kids to sit down at the table with us and partner? do we have the courage to understand that inclusion takes time and we have have to work more diligently to i invite young people, particularly marginaliz
Apr 3, 2013 12:00am PDT
the country. because the data shared by our u.s. attorney, representatives from the department of education confirm if we don't do anything about it, 13 million kids will become victims again for another year. some 3 million kids across the country will decide it is better to leave their school grounds than to continue their education. there will be more stupblting of the emotional and educational growth of our kids. all across the bay, whether working here in san francisco or alameda or sonoma or santa clara county. i want to thank you law enforcement officials here, instructors, community advocates, people who are concerned about our kids, they are our future and i would love to see a new generation of kids who don't know what bully is, who are not victims, who don't have those scars. but we've got to do today is sharing in the best practices, to be encouraged by programs like our roof top school here in san francisco who has traded a 50-person ambassador class that will talk about this, that will invite other kids, school administrators who have received the support of our school site
Apr 1, 2013 10:00pm PDT
program. in 2011 education correspondent visited indiana soon after the law passed and found passions still strong on both sides. then state superintendent tony bennett was the driving force behind the republican-led choice movement. >> what this has done, it has allowed and the statistics are bearing it, it is allowing families the opportunity to pursue prosperity for their chiren. >> sreenivasan: democratic state representative ed delaney said he preferred high-quality public schools over choice. >> this is not a scientific experiment. it's an attempt in my view to just push down public education. >> sreenivasan: indiana is one of more than 15 states that allows public funds to be used for private education. there are several types of choice programs including vouchers, scholarship tax credits, and in arizona where the state provides education savings accounts allowing public money to be used for tuition, supplies and books. while most programs target the poor a those who live in diricts withailing schools, indiana's is far more spansive, opened to households with incomes of up to $
Mar 29, 2013 4:30pm PDT
not be familiar with the 108-plus law in the state of california. and so we do education, from the department of public health in four languages. we sent out in arabic chinese and spanish and english and i will talk about education next. retailers know this law and well informed that it is illegal to sell to minors, virtually know this law that i encounter. the san francisco department of public health provides a mailing every single year for the last seven years to all 1100 retailers, with all of these items in your packet you will see a copy of it in these four different languages. in fact we just sent ours out this year, at the first week of march. so just so you know, all retailers right now have just received the informational packet talking about sales to minors, and in addition when they applied to the state and the board of equalization to the tobacco sort of handling license and they received the education and there is an agency that some of it comes from which is an enforcement agency that does inspections locally as well. there is a lot of opportunities to be educated about this an
Apr 3, 2013 2:30am PDT
to schools because educators kind of get it. it's not a stretch when we talk to them why it's important to get it, but we want to take the message outside of the school into the media, into the communities, into families so that people kind of understand this process of another way of learning and becoming an educated person. a couple of other things i do i work with anne on the board and with the foundation. that has been exciting. i do advising for sesame street. if you have small children the next seafn sesame street you will see some of the favorite characters and breathing and learning problem solving models and we're very excited -- >> [inaudible] >> and they're focusing on self regulation and other skills and specific focus and exciting working with them the past year and a half or so so i want people to have a look here, and what i would like to do is tie some of the things together that you have been hearing about today and in terms of bullying prevention, other prevention work going on in your state and in terms of promoting positive behaviors with youth, and so sometimes
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Mar 31, 2013 8:00am PDT
. 3 billion in the hole from students defaulting on higher loans. higher education is expensive and jobs are hard to come by and interest rates could double, soon if congress doesn't step in. in today's take-charge consumer protection segment, how it keep your education expenses under control. joining us is jonathan hogue honeig, a regular on cashing in. hi, jonathan. good to see you. >> hey, happy easter. great to be with you. >> arthel: happy easter. the debt-- the banks are writing it off. the kids are getting out of clmg and they can't fine a job, per se. now if congress doesn't do something by july 1, it is my understanding that the new subsidized student loan rates will be double to 6.8%. >> indeed. you hit the nail on the head. the subsidized student loans. the game is rigged against students these days, especially because of all of that government intervention, the subsidized loans and the monopoly of education and education finances. two-thirds of students are graduating with $25,000 or $50,000 worth of debt. it's an environment that is very difficult for young people t
Mar 31, 2013 2:00pm PDT
around services but also providing much needed hiv health education services and linkages to general care. in the past two years the tenderloin center have gotten 16 clients to healthy conditions. i've contributed 1/3rd of our clients come from the tenderloin with the highest community of environmental load 20 percent are currently living with hiv. i've contributed the - i believe in the philosophy of about creating our system designed to educate we've been able to lesson the hiv - we're serving some of san francisco most vulnerable people with the greatest needs. people have traveled across the state to get those services. our community are investing in the health and we ask that you continue to invest in their health as well >> thank you. next speaker >> my name is dave and i'm a case client. i've been living with hiv since 1984 living with this has been tragic for me. i lost my job because i couldn't get out of my place. but i became homeless. two years ago, i got all the help you neat mental health care, food and the community. it was about my medical attention that allowed me to mo
Mar 30, 2013 1:00pm PDT
effort to keep our city beautiful. sparkling and clean and educating youth and provide the scholarships and support for them and using culture -- about the cleanliness of our neighborhoods and respecting our neighborhoods all throughout our city. we are also engaging the bright technological mindsen joining us in s f city and join the chambers in creating jobs and training for those last year, last summer, over 5,005,000 and eight jobs were created for summer for our youth, paying jobs every single one of them and this year we expect to exceed it with your help and the help of other companies here and we need to create hope in every aspect for our youth as mayor khan said they are going to inherit the city and the successes that we are pawk talking about today, they are going to also inherit failure and is we want to have less failures with their invest and investment in them and in companies like sales force zooma and at which timer are all leading the evident with the 1800 other technology companies to help us create this investor confidence that companies are leading they started to
Apr 2, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. against sex education. republicans are making it harder for some women to have abortion in certain states, they're making it more likely for teens to get pregnant. duh. >>> what's causing the north korean dictator to rattle his guns and act so scary? christian radio host rick wile says it's all about gay marriage here. boy, does he connect the dots. >>> finally, let me finish tonight with how the country needs a leader on gun safety. i'm on that rant tonight. this is "hardball." the place for politics. [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ >>> wow. here comes another one. mark kirk of illinois has become the second republican senator to back marriage equality. did it today. senator kirk announced his support following ohio's, actually rob portman. kirk said in a statement "same sex
Apr 5, 2013 8:00pm EDT
that on twitter and i retweeted what they wrote and said your parents must be so proud. and education wasn't lost on you. and you know something, not one of them ever responded to me on that. but soledad o'brien got into an argument, some of you know that with joel pollock. great, great joel pollock from breitbart on this issue of race -- this -- what's -- critical race theory. one of those critical -- and long story short, soledad o'brien who was moderating a debate, ended up looking like she was speaking for the white house. just unbelievable. she was amazing. so people like me started tweeting and saying you, madam are a disgrace to journalism. wroy it a few times -- i wrote it a few times. maybe 50. and loads and loads of other people wrote the same thing. here's how twitter works. she went on cnn and said on cnn could people please stop tweeting? don't you want to annoy soledad o'brien? you got a tweet. you got a tweet. john over there is a disgrace, anyone who knows him, ders pratt, he's got a -- desperate, he's got a twetter account. he tweets every time he sees me because he knows i'm com
Mar 30, 2013 8:35pm EDT
, gosh. for many years, laminating apples to popsicle sticks. people in the department of education that make over $100,000 while our teachers are making pennies. we go to the doctors office with our kids, we realize that every time we go grocery shopping, less is coming home and the prices are going up. for women to be able to offer. just to let you know, i am not one that always stands on the podium and says i am woman, hear me roar. i consider myself a wife, a mother, a concerned citizen, and american. i think we need to make sure we are not allowing anyone to divide us as people. this whole war on women is absolutely ridiculous. [applause] i need as many people to get involved as possible. that is including moms that want to make sure that their children have an opportunity of reaching their goals. so, thank you. over here. >> bill marshall. on the subject of messaging with a personal touch, when we saw president obama attack the second amendment, he surrounded himself with children. why don't our congressional leaders take a page from that book, when they are discussing the bud
Apr 1, 2013 6:50am EDT
to a program like a farm subsidy or housing program or education program. that is little discussed as well as the fact that most of the out of theend comes department of defense. >> it is national defense. we spend so much more on national defense than any country. you can add of many countries and you would be pressed to find their military spending equals ours. >> growth in social security and medicare. someone will have to pay the bill. that bill is based on all of us. through our taxes and payroll, as ashley payroll taxes for social security and medicare. those programs are the most significant spending problems. they dwarf any problems we may dream of with regards to food stamps, housing assistance, welfare, osha will support, -- social support, the scapegoats for federal government problems. >> the federal government budget is like a federal -- family budget is that it goes up on small things like groceries. and the federal government, cutting back the mall things will make a difference and pr ograms. if you could cut spending from the overfunded programs, which programs would you re
Apr 5, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. among the young people we're creating a debtor's prison themselves cannot get rid of the education debt they're taking on. the way they're dealing with high unemployment is to go back to cool and borrow partly sunny to live. it is a terrible system. >> by and large, what kind of jobs is the economy creating right now? >> the economy is creating a good jobs for both high school graduates and lyle graduates if you have specific job skills. if you're an engineer, a nurse, you're an accountant, a computer technician, you're a chef of i gave you a big spin. the big problem is everybody wants their child to go to a liberal arts institution like williams college. nothing wrong with poor williams. and study sociology and to go law school. guess what, the biggest surplus we have right now is lawyers. and oerg why, i'll sending my son to law school this fall. >> peter, my bow tie brother, thanks to you both. >>> you've probably heard by now that president obama and some members of his cabinet are voluntarily giving back 5% of their salaries as all federal agencies face 5% cuts under the sequester
Apr 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
life. we're going to educate 40 girls. intoducation of 40 girls 40 million crowells. >> the two friends injured with her still live in fear and under guard. eric shawn graeme nicks -- a homeshaw brings shazia from school. she and her wooded schoolmate were soon back at their desks. >> if we had not gone back, how could we send a message to the world? we want to tell everyone not to give up their education. whatever happens. is safely inside doing her homework. she is a good student who studies hard. she's making plans for the future. her dream is to be a doctor in the army but she could still be at risk. the guards here are a reminder of how dangerous it can be to want an education in pakistan. we were escorted to meet the other victim of the attack. the 16-year-old also hopes to study medicine but says she would be safer overseas. , i couldas abroad learn without fear or threats. my neighbors say they are in danger because of me. they want me to move. toyou would like to go england? >> yes. >> she plays indoors with her younger sister. she rarely ventures out and finds it hard to sleep
Mar 29, 2013 3:30am PDT
ncles which help all attorneys continue their legal education as well as hosting workshops, for example, on bankruptcy or on landlord tenant issues that serve the community as a whole. so it is more than just the books that are there, but it is also the space that we need. thank you very much. >> good morning, committee members, my name is robert fletcher, i have been a law library user since 1970. when i passed the bar. i became a member of the california bar, i would like to corroberate all of the statements made this morning in support of the resolution to expand the law library's space. i just like to touch about a couple of, you know, personal experiences. i think that you have heard and i would invite you to go to the law library some time and you would find number one, practice books that are really uniquely appropriate and useful for non-lawyers. >> san francisco law library has the best collection for non-attorneys to be able to solve, to understand their legal problems. and now the san francisco is fortunate of having a very extremely helpful and untilable library staff, every
Apr 1, 2013 9:30am PDT
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Mar 31, 2013 8:30pm PDT
and finishing education and get aing a job has helped individuals keeping off the block and along with that we are seek to go educate gangs so that they can continue their education and live their dreams and we call it family and education ever over everything and i'm very humble for receiving this apartward and thank you to general hospital foundation. >> (applause) . >> our second award will be presented by 98ian nay men. head of state and local relation, visa incorporated.. >> (applause) . >> good afternoon everyone god you look so great out there. i wish there was a camera up here so that you could see how wonderful you look especially with the backdrop of the ballpark. you know, i love this event for calm reasons usually it's because it's done around valentine's day and happy valentine's day by-the-way, and that is right by the day of my wedding anniversary and i'll be married 28 years torld tomorrow and pie my wife is not here today but happy anniversary sweet heart and this is beginning in 2004 and when judy good him and ellen newman and nancy vekcal come to you and you don't say
Apr 3, 2013 1:00am PDT
, the bully project, and we have been bringing the film and educating, training professional development largely thriewr our partnership with them and provides that to school districts and classrooms across the country for free, so educators can sign up, and if they agree to do the training and to take it seriously and embed it with the kids and the adults in the community we provide them with oftentimes busing, but often free tickets so they can see the film outside of school and make it an event and that is our project "1 million kids". we're doing it in a big way here in the bay area thanks to the leadership in this community. yep and oakland and all over. it's just awesome and in cleveland and right now we have 13,000 students across the basin in salt lake city are seeing it, and does have impact and the impact is largely i would say it creates a sense of agreement. the biggest thing that bully does or the big service the film has is gives everyone a unified collective science of agreement to which they roll up the sleeves and get busy creating change and has been really exciting
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 1:00pm PDT
news. the dow just keeps going up and up. i hope you're in this thing. i hope. >> 35 educators in atlanta have until midnight tonight to turn themselves in. some have already done. so they're accused of rigging test scores to win performance ben news. >> welcome. i'm in for neil neil cavuto. just after midnight they century rendered, teachers, and even the former superintendent, awe charged in a 65 count indictment alleging they cheated on standardized tests. erasing students' incorrect answers and filling in the correct ones. hall, who was awarded a half million dollar in performance bonuses is accused of pressuring teacher ands principal to cheat. some of the teachers holding pizza parties while erasing wrong answers and others wearing gloves to avoid fingerprints. >> it's hard to believe we're talking about educators here. teachers, school officials, the former superintendent, all of them facing charges of racketeerings, nine have turned. thes in so far. the rest expected be midnight tonight. prosecutors say they have evidence and the witnesses to prove it goings back as far
Apr 1, 2013 8:00pm PDT
, according to numbers reported to the u.s. department of education. kevin ware's immediate career and recovery will be paid for, but coverage in these situations is deliberately narrow and there are examples of players who incur horrendous bills, in some cases because they're not qualified for coverage. so louisville is under no obligation to re-sign kevin ware's contract. probably will, it is a high profile case, and when he is around again. the good news, he emerged today from emergency surgery, which was successful, and he's expected to be discharged from the hospital tomorrow. the spokesman reported that doctors are expecting a full recovery. but for the university of arizona basketball player kevin hardwick, it's a different story. after a knee surgery, he was not taken care of. his mother said you believe your child will be taken care of on and off the court throughout their college career. my insurance doesn't cover all of kyle's medical bills. all of that back story, hundreds of athletes whose risk cause profit for an entire industry is part of what made that so gruesome.
Mar 30, 2013 12:40pm EDT
will share how the center is helping to change the way women are diagnosed, treated, and educated. before i return to my seat, i want to thank president clinton and his foundation for creating this form, providing leadership, and highlighting important .ssues the pledges made during this conference will undoubtedly impact many lives for years to come. thank you so much. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome chelsea clinton and panelists. [applause] .> thank you and to all ofbra our panelists and questioners this morning and for providing the perfect sequeway to this panel talking about increasing access to health the lifestyles and its corollary, how to decrease access to a healthy lifestyles. -- to unhealthy lifestyles. before we start, i will ask each of the panelists to talk about the womange and ask to my left to kick us off. she is the director of the barbara streisand when man's heart center. i hope you will elaborate on her announcement. >> absolutely. i have a cold. i do not typically sound like kathleen turner. i do direct the barbara streisand women's art center. and
Mar 30, 2013 1:45pm EDT
in place to have people get comfortable. the same thing is going to happen with the data. a more we educate consumers that using data that is simply presented to you and i way you can interface, i suspect that will really empower us to make decisions on our own. bringing it back to what ge brings to the table and really ,ooking at this, first of all we have a joint venture with intel, which is all about care innovations in the home, and that is to have remote patient monitoring and being able to actually continue to make sure that the person who is aging can be monitored in a way that is much more cost effective and much more efficient to the system. you start thinking about everything ge has in its portfolio -- you imagine the dispenser into refrigerating knowing exactly what it should be dispensing based on holistic things that have been measured .n you and hold -- sensors everything will be tied in overtime. you think about that, and people say, no, it cannot be true, but it is coming and a lot of it is here already. "> look at the cover of "wired magazine and the cover of "fortune" and
Mar 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
of education is at the center of poverty. until we assist women and youth with income and housing for the poor the situation of women and children will never change. i have worked with women and children for 30 years and i know for me that's the only way we can improve the lives of people in africa. malawi is expecting a bumper harvest this year. malawians have worked extremely hard for the lib dems that they are growing. we are encouraging investors to calm and invest in mining and tourism. it's the easiest form allow instant entered. in the past year with all the effort we have made we expected to grow by 5% quarterly. we have reduced -- from 675 to 470. we have 7000 at the moment. we have improved our position according to the index. we are working hard to improve the rights of women. we have started a very strong exchange program. a month ago we sent a -- for malawi. i believe together we can help to assist our people but also invite the u.s. to come to africa. the best thing that has happened to me is now hearing president obama and hearing usaid saying what i have been trying for 30 year
Mar 30, 2013 5:30am PDT
that contribute to a stable nation state. as an educator i joined the team to oversee the portfolio of education and was given the opportunity to implement the country's education strategic plan over the southwest provinces. additionally i was given the national action plan for women and control of two female engagement teams which were marines trained to interact with the population of women because of the pashi culture, the males were not allowed to interact with the women. in order obviously to ensure communities stay strong you have to not only address the men, but you absolutely need to address the women. so we created the female engagement team. with our interagency partners, the u.s. department of state, danish and british governments and of course the afghans, additionally we reached out to the private sector for partnerships, and not for profits to deliver things that we weren't capable of delivering or to cover gaps that arose as we implemented the plan. we implemented the plan through 17 teams through helman and our two female engagement teams. this is actually just scrolling pictur
Apr 3, 2013 1:30am PDT
francisco" and we believe that a right to a education is i social justice issue and if you deny that you're denying their civil rights. that's how we feel about being proactive. now there is a line of demarcation happens and we want to be proactive i know jill is looking at me. when the event happens and there is harm that occurs we believe in restorative practices and repairing the harm. we don't believe in kicks kids out of school. that's not a solution. we are an educational institution. we go through this process and the perpetrator understands the damage and make it right to the victim. it's not okay shake hands. it's a whole process. you talk about it and process what is happening and people follow up on that, so we very much believe in this restorative process in san francisco and how do we know? because of the indicators that should be going up are going up and the others are going down. our truancies are down. suspensions are down and students in class is going up. thank you for being here. [applause] >> okay. that's okay. you jumped ahead to several of my questions s
Apr 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. for instance, the sportsmen, hunters, the police. >> the educators. >> that contributed. they failed to take into account on the hill you have a totally different drama playing out in which a lot of republican members and conservative democratic members aren't listening to the polls. >> they don't want to vote on this. >> they don't want to vote on this. >> let me go back to you, stephanie. >> let me make one point to you about the sfrvice president. >> 60 votes. how are you going to get 60 votes? harry reid couldn't get 40 for the assault weapons ban. the new standard is 60. they're 20-some short on gun safety. >> number one, the vice president is out in front of this because he actually authored the last crime bill that passed congress. >> the '60s. >> no, '94. i'm sire. >> come on. he has a lot of credibility on this and sway in the senate on getting this done. number two, they're not 20 votes short on the background check. every day there's somebody else coming out for a national background check. >> how many votes -- >> everybody wants a bipartisan deal. they're continuing to work on it
Apr 2, 2013 10:00pm PDT
of supervisors established the office of early education. and today, i'm introducing legislation to shift the responsibility to review the required childcare feasibility study for the department of early care and education. i want to thank supervisor al loss for pushing for this shift and i wasn't on the board of supervisors then. and currently the city requires that any city agency or private developer who receives private funds for 50 thousand gross secret or more miss provided a square feet childcare facility plan. it's important that those studies are properly evaluated by the city. secondly i'd like to ask that we close today's meeting in memorial of tonya matis. she was the wife and mother of michael matis. friend to many long time caterpillar she have succumbed to injuries in last weeks accident chairman of the committee she was hit by a truck. it's unfortunate that we lost not only her life but the life of a high school student recently. and even though i ask for a hearing in district seven months ago it's coming up this thursday and my colleagues - basically my colleagues of the
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